On 29 January 2012 Amsterdam celebrate the Chinese New Year in the Nieuwmarkt.
This event called The Asian Food Festival. It starts from 13:00 and every year attracs it a lot of publicy. You will find a big variety of asian cuisine ranging from Chinese to thai, Indian and Singaporean to Japanese to Korean. Also you can enjoy a spectacular show including the Minzhone Allstars, a fusion of Asian music, Martial doctor, dragon dancers and dance.
Kung Hai Fat Choi. With these words, the Chinese people wish each other a happy new year on 23 of january 2012. In China and many other countries in Asia they celebrate the first day of the year of the dragon. This period is also the biggest holidays in Asia, which is comparable to our own summer vacation. Often this period as an opportunity to move your family to travel together to celebrate the New Year celebration. This results also in busy traffic and public transport.